VALENTIN DE BOULOGNE
(b. 1591, Coulommier-en-Brie, d. 1632, Roma)

Portrait of Raffaello Menicucci

c. 1625
Oil on canvas, 80 x 65 cm
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis

The sitter was a brilliant court buffoon and a self-proclaimed count, well-known in Rome in the first quarter of the seventeenth century.